Examining Consumer Responses to Calorie Information on Restaurant Menus in a Discrete Choice Experiment
In light of the 2014 U.S. Food and Drug Administration final rule requiring the calorie content of food items to be clearly displayed on menus, RAND researchers designed an online survey to look at how this information affects consumers.
Mar 28, 2018
This report examines the representativeness of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program at the school level with respect to geography and demographics and determines how federal laws and policies affect JROTC units.
Aug 10, 2017
Infographic summarizing single-serving guidelines to help kids avoid eating too much when eating out.
Mar 27, 2017
2016 Assessment of the Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project: Executive Summary
This executive summary presents the key findings of the fiscal year (FY) 2016 assessment of the Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project mandated in the National Defense Authorization Act of FY 2011.
Feb 15, 2017
This report accomplishes the fiscal year (FY) 2016 assessment of the Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project mandated in the National Defense Authorization Act of FY 2011.
Feb 14, 2017
Children are more likely to order a la carte items—versus bundled meals—so it is important for restaurants to set calorie limits for common kid's menu choices.
This report assesses challenges for unit cohesion from integrating women into special operations forces and provides analytical support for validating occupational standards for positions controlled by U.S. Special Operations Command.
Dec 16, 2015
The authors describe barriers that hinder family engagement in early childhood education and ways technology might help -- empowering families to become better educators at home, and strengthening connection and communication between school and home.
Nov 17, 2014
Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and Running: Creating Strong Technology Curators, Facilitators, Guides, and Users
The authors describe efforts that might be helpful in creating confident, knowledgeable providers of early childhood education who can help ensure appropriate, intentional, and productive use of technology among young children.
Nov 3, 2014
How Much and What Kind? Identifying an Adequate Technology Infrastructure for Early Childhood Education
The authors examine how stakeholders might collaborate to (1) define what constitutes an adequate technology architecture for the purposes of addressing the digital divide in early childhood education and (2) help ensure that it is realized.
Oct 20, 2014
Moving Beyond Screen Time: Redefining Developmentally Appropriate Technology Use in Early Childhood Education
The authors challenge the traditional emphasis on screen time as a measure of "developmentally appropriate" technology use by young children and discuss how to move toward a more comprehensive definition.
Oct 8, 2014
Technology use among young children is on the rise, but technology's role in early childhood education (ECE) is still in debate. The authors offer ways to move past that debate and identify several potential core goals to guide technology use in ECE.
Sep 22, 2014